Christian Tilemann-Petersen, Interior Scene From Glorup Manor, Denmark

Christian Tilemann-Petersen, Interior Scene From Glorup Manor, Denmark

A fine oil on canvas depicting a room at the splendid Glorup Manor on the Danish island of Funen. The artist, Christian Tilemann-Petersen (1874-1926), has captured an interesting viewpoint from within a games room.

On the left, a snooker table stands before a large painting depicting a scene from Norse history. Tilemann-Petersen has rendered the painting nicely and we’re trying to find out what it represents. While on the right, an open door leads through to a long corridor that’s adorned with artwork - probably portraits.

Christian Tilemann-Petersen had a skill for capturing the mood within quiet interiors and several of his works have appeared at the leading auction houses.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 24” x 18” / 61cm x 46cm
Year of creation: c. 1920
Provenance: Denmark
Condition: A few scuffs and a thick area of white paint in the lower right by the door.
Artist’s auction highlight: £12,203 achieved for ‘Interior Of A Salon At Fredensborg’ at Sotheby’s USA in 2007.

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